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EPSRC Support by Research Area (Polymer Materials) in Theme (Physical Sciences)

Research areas are used to describe EPSRC's portfolio of excellent long term research and high quality postgraduate training.

Grants are classified using one or more research areas. The number and value of grants listed below reflects how the theme portfolio is described by this research area.

Please note: some research areas will appear under multiple themes. There is no unique, absolute, relationship between a research area and a theme.

Grant TitlePrincipal
Investigator
OrganisationDepartmentTotal Grant
Value (£)
"Meta-chemistry": Nanoscale chemical control using spatially localised solvent heatingKadodwala, Professor MUniversity of GlasgowSchool of Chemistry 945,107
3D Nanoscale chemical analysis: a FIBSEM-SIMS facility optimised for soft and composite materialsBrydson, Professor RMDUniversity of LeedsChemical and Process Engineering 1,726,123
A Facility for Cryo-Enabled Multi-microscopy for Nanoscale Analysis in the Engineering and Physical Sciences (Cryo-EPS)Giuliani, Professor FImperial College LondonMaterials 10,294,044
An Electron Diffractometer for Nanomaterial Structure CharacterisationForgan, Professor RSUniversity of GlasgowSchool of Chemistry 1,856,858
An EPSRC National Research Facility to facilitate Data Science in the Physical Sciences: The Physical Sciences Data science Service (PSDS)Coles, Professor SJUniversity of SouthamptonSch of Chemistry 2,996,067
An Injectable Implant Providing Long-Acting Drug Delivery for the Treatment of Chronic diseaseMcDonald, Dr TOUniversity of LiverpoolChemistry 931,713
Bio-based self-assembled polymers from renewable resourcesHatton, Dr F LLoughborough UniversityMaterials 348,188
Biocatalytic Approaches to the Synthetic Manipulation of SiliconesWong, Dr LUniversity of Manchester, TheChemistry 444,992
Biocatalytic Approaches to the Synthetic Manipulation of SiliconesTaylor, Professor PGThe Open UniversityFaculty of Sci, Tech, Eng & Maths (STEM) 34,023
CCP5++: Integrating Computer Simulation of Condensed Phases with experiments and data science.Carbone, Professor PUniversity of Manchester, TheChem Eng and Analytical Science 366,829
Chemistry and physics of conjugated coordination nanosheets and two-dimensional conjugated polymersSirringhaus, Professor HUniversity of CambridgePhysics 827,743
Controlling cell-free expression with temperature-sensitive polymer-DNA conjugatesBooth, Dr MJUCLChemistry 188,645
Coordination polymer approach to DNA functionalisation and assemblyHoulton, Professor ANewcastle UniversitySch of Natural & Environmental Sciences 444,963
CROSS-COPOLYMER NETWORKS: TOWARDS TUNABLE, MULTIRESPONSIVE HYDROGELSKopec, Dr MUniversity of BathChemistry 312,036
CRYSTALLOGRAPHY AND FUNCTIONAL EVOLUTION OF ATOMICALLY THIN CONFINED NANOWIRESSloan, Dr JUniversity of WarwickPhysics 1,059,593
Directed Molecular Recognition through Next-Generation Hybrid Molecular ImprintingTurner, Professor NWDe Montfort UniversitySchool of Pharmacy 270,150
Directed Molecular Recognition through Next-Generation Hybrid Molecular ImprintingFulton, Dr DANewcastle UniversitySch of Natural & Environmental Sciences 308,037
DNP-Enhanced Solid-state NMR: New Sample Preparation Approaches and ApplicationsTitman, Dr JUniversity of NottinghamSch of Chemistry 481,167
Enabling Next Generation Additive ManufacturingHague, Professor RJUniversity of NottinghamFaculty of Engineering 5,852,466
Extreme deformations of magneto- and electro-active membranes: A framework to model instabilities due to large multi-physics loads in thin structuresSaxena, Dr PUniversity of GlasgowSchool of Engineering 335,748
Flexible Hybrid Thermoelectric Hybrid MaterialsMcCulloch, Professor IUniversity of OxfordOxford Chemistry 474,611
Flexible Hybrid Thermoelectric MaterialsNandhakumar, Professor ISUniversity of SouthamptonSch of Chemistry 609,079
Fundamental Studies of the Drying of Complex Multiphase Aerosol DropletsArmes, Professor SPUniversity of SheffieldChemistry 429,410
Fundamental Studies of the Drying of Complex Multiphase Aerosol DropletsReid, Professor JPUniversity of BristolChemistry 405,634
Harnessing vibration-induced enhancement of transport in functional materials with soft structural dynamicsSirringhaus, Professor HUniversity of CambridgePhysics 6,846,508
High resolution, cryogenic analytical and transfer scanning electron microscope (HR-CAT-SEM)Khlobystov, Professor AUniversity of NottinghamSch of Chemistry 1,564,542
Hyperfine Resolution and Advanced Structural Analysis to Enable Next-Generation Molecular ScienceO'Connor, Professor PBUniversity of WarwickChemistry 3,101,722
Insights into Degradable Branched Step-growth Polymers using Transfer-dominated Branching Radical TelomerisationRannard, Professor SUniversity of LiverpoolChemistry 763,278
Integrated atomic force and confocal fluorescence lifetime imaging microscope with fibre-coupled infrared detector for materials researchMartin-Fabiani, Dr ILoughborough UniversityMaterials 817,064
Luminescent Conjugated Polymers for Energy MaterialsBronstein, Dr HUniversity of CambridgeChemistry 1,216,002
Manufacturing the future: Manufacture of Shaped MOF-Polymer Products for Healthcare ApplicationsMorris, Professor REUniversity of St AndrewsChemistry 967,008
Molecular Photonic BreadboardsLeggett, Professor GUniversity of SheffieldChemistry 7,255,283
Multi-Scale Framework for Quantum Mechanical Simulations of Organic ElectronicsRatcliff, Dr LEUniversity of BristolChemistry 176,268
Mussel-inspired tough and stiff injectable gels from inter-linked microgelsSaunders, Professor BUniversity of Manchester, TheMaterials 292,934
Next generation anion-exchange membranes (AEM) with covalently-bound antiradical functions for enhanced durabilityVarcoe, Professor JRUniversity of SurreyChemistry 531,839
Next generation anion-exchange membranes (AEM) with covalently-bound antiradical functions for enhanced durabilityMamlouk, Professor MNewcastle UniversitySch of Engineering 450,190
Novel microcapsule designs and manufacturing processesZhang, Professor ZUniversity of BirminghamChemical Engineering 395,449
Novel microcapsule designs and manufacturing processesCAYRE, Dr OJUniversity of LeedsChemical and Process Engineering 395,931
Novel microcapsule designs and manufacturing processesRouth, Professor AUniversity of CambridgeChemical Engineering and Biotechnology 397,553
Novel polymers of intrinsic microporosity for heterogeneous base-catalysed reactions (HBC-PIMs)Carta, Dr MSwansea UniversityCollege of Science 280,530
Novel Polymers of Intrinsic Microporosity for Use as Photonic MaterialsCooke, Professor GUniversity of GlasgowSchool of Chemistry 356,122
Novel Polymers of Intrinsic Microporosity for use as photonic materialsSamuel, Professor IUniversity of St AndrewsPhysics and Astronomy 430,748
Novel Polymers of Intrinsic Microporosity for use as photonic materialsMcKeown, Professor NUniversity of EdinburghSch of Chemistry 355,840
Olefin metathesis: A route to conjugated metallopolymersMusgrave, Dr RKings College LondonChemistry 450,813
Peptide-mimetic hydrogels as a long-acting multipurpose drug delivery platform for combined contraception and HIV preventionLaverty, Dr GQueen's University of BelfastSch of Pharmacy 766,542
Realising Functional Cellulosic Bio-based CompositesEichhorn, Professor SUniversity of BristolAerospace Engineering 1,561,994
Shapeshifting MoleculesMcGonigal, Dr P RDurham, University ofChemistry 1,194,270
Stretching the boundaries; new soft matter systems.Gleeson, Professor HUniversity of LeedsPhysics and Astronomy 1,631,505
SuperSTEM: National Research Facility for Advanced Electron MicroscopyRamasse, Professor QUniversity of LeedsChemical and Process Engineering 4,023,848
Switchable Catalysis for Block Copolymer Compatibilization of Plastic WasteGarden, Dr JAUniversity of EdinburghSch of Chemistry 202,388
The UK High-Field Solid-State NMR National Research FacilityWilliamson, Dr PTFUniversity of SouthamptonSch of Biological Sciences 51,797
The UK High-Field Solid-State NMR National Research FacilityBlanc, Professor FUniversity of LiverpoolChemistry 23,982
The UK High-Field Solid-State NMR National Research FacilityBrown, Professor SPUniversity of WarwickPhysics 2,431,378
The UK High-Field Solid-State NMR National Research FacilityGriffin, Dr JLancaster UniversityChemistry 22,420
The UK High-Field Solid-State NMR National Research FacilityAshbrook, Professor SEMUniversity of St AndrewsChemistry 30,069
The UK High-Field Solid-State NMR National Research FacilityTitman, Dr JUniversity of NottinghamSch of Chemistry 43,315
Ultra-fast, ultra-small and ultra-dilute: an integrated understanding of conjugated polymers in solution across spatial and temporal scalesPenedo, Professor CUniversity of St AndrewsPhysics and Astronomy 498,250
Ultra-fast, ultra-small and ultra-dilute: an integrated understanding of conjugated polymers in solution across temporal and spatial scalesSkabara, Professor PJUniversity of GlasgowSchool of Chemistry 324,425

Total Number of Grants: 58
Total Value of Grants: £71,795,035

The grant value may include the cost of access to facilities (these funds are not awarded to the grant holding organisation).